Bachelor of Science

Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2016 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
TAFElink: Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points
: Yes

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.0, A Levels: 6, IB Diploma: 24, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Science provides strongest foundation for your future in science, offering a range of options.

As well as understanding science, you will learn to appreciate its role in society.

You can choose studies in core sciences such as chemistry, physics, biology and mathematics, as well as options as diverse as computer systems, ecology, evolution and organismal biology, engineering science, environmental hydrology and water resources, information systems, molecular biosciences and microbiology and nanotechnology.

There is also the opportunity to specialise in a range of fields.

Whatever field of science you choose you will develop crucial skills in problem solving, communication and team work.

Extended majors



  • Biological Sciences
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering Science
  • Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Information System
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Zoology


Each specialisation has a separate SATAC code. Refer to the following links for further information about the specialisation.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Science at Flinders?

The Bachelor of Science at Flinders:

  • offers a strong foundation in Science and workplace skills, including problem solving, teamwork, computing and communication
  • offers greater flexibility than ever before. Students have the opportunity to major in areas previously available only in specialist degrees and with the introduction of new majors, extended majors, and minors the opportunities have expanded even further 
  • provides a pathway to further study opportunities.

Professional recognition/membership

The Computer Science and Information Systems majors and extended majors are accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the Professional level.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Science degree?  

Combined degree options

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the Faculty of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English and creative writing. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 214331
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2016: $8,607

International students
CRICOS code: 055237B
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2016: $27,400
2017: $29,000




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information:  How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students
Science & Mathematics (PDF 4MB)

International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus